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Diamond John's Riverside Retreat

81 Roy Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenifer D Spring, Texas, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Spring, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will start by saying this is not for everyone! My first trip I myself was scared.. But I am afraid of bugs, and the thought of camping freaks me out! So I figured I would try a TeePee. I was still a little freaked out.... BUT I was having so much fun I fought my bug fear! It's pretty... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The owners of Diamond Johns were amazingly nice and they even had a late night Gemstone search for the kids. We stayed in a cabin which was nicely set by the Little Missouri River and provides a nice quite spot to enjoy nature while sitting on the large front porches. They also have a large amount of animals which the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cannot say enough how much my family and I enjoyed our stay in one of the teepees!! We didn't want to leave!! My five year old daughter begged to stay another night but she had to start kindergarten the next morning. The owners are super nice!! They made sure we had everything we needed!! My daughter really enjoyed the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place was horrible! Dirty, stinky, unsafe, moldy, wires on ground. Nothing like on the website. This is camping, but would have been better in a tent. If you want to camp stay at the diamond crater park or go anywhere else. This is a small trashy town as well

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

There were 2 options to begin with. There were tepees, and cabins. We stayed in cabin. It was winter, and it was really cold. The room heaters were working okay. The decoration inside the cabin was magnificent. It was completely Red Indian style, and I really liked it. In the early morning the view was awesome near the lake. there... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Okay...here it goes. I am certainly not trying to appear as mean and high maintenance, but I will do my best to give an honest review. Upon driving up, I knew that this place was going to be a surprise...and not in a good way! The teepee was hot, muggy, and a little smelly...all of which I was fine with.... More

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Hoover, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Going to dig for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park was on my mom's bucket list and we finally made it happen...on Mother's Day wknd at that! After looking through the options of nearby places to stay, we were so excited to find Diamond John's Riverside Resort!! After talking to Claire several times on the phone about what to... More

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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Two families (8 people) traveled to Murfreesboro, AR for the diamond mining at Crate of Diamonds State Park. We were all excited to stay at Diamond John's Riverside Retreat after reading their website (swimming, boating, fishing). My family has experience camping in tents so were thought this would be great with cabins and teepees. WE WERE DISAPPOINTED!. This place has... More

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Jackson, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

We thought it would be a fun place to stay and experience. Unfortunately these reviews are spot on. Tee pee was musty, mildewy, wet and basically unkept. After the owner told my husband the Peacocks and the property keep the snakes away, he said "leave my stuff in the car!" We left and went to a hotel. I would not... More

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The Villages, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Unbelievable that they are allowed to be in business. There are more dangerous health hazards on this property than I have ever seen in one place. Nothing was as presented. Heater in cabin didn't work, canoes were half full of water, hot tub had feathers and other things floating in it, there was animal feces everywhere you stepped. Tee pee... More

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Address: 81 Roy Road, Murfreesboro, AR 71958
Location: United States > Arkansas > Murfreesboro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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